Lisa Ballantyne

Lisa Ballantyne


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Armadale, West Lothian, The United Kingdom
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Lisa Ballantyne was born in Armadale, West Lothian, Scotland and studied English literature at University of St Andrews. She lived and worked in China for many years and started writing seriously while she was there. She now lives in Glasgow.

The Guilty One published to critical and commercial acclaim in 2012. Redemption Road is Lisa's second novel.

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The Guilty One

3.77 avg rating — 5,217 ratings — published 2012 — 42 editions
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Everything She Forgot

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“Some people like drama so much that they have to start inventing things because real life isn't interesting enough for them.”
Lisa Ballantyne, The Guilty One

“In life most things that frighten us are to do with our own heart and its flaws. You’ll always be afraid of some things—never free from fear itself. But that’s all right. Fear’s like pain, it’s there in your life to teach you about yourself.”
Lisa Ballantyne, The Guilty One

“The air smelled of gunpowder when Daniel emerged from the Angel tube stop and headed for Islington Police Station. It was midsummer and airless, the moon slipping unseen into a bright, troubled sky. The day was gravid, ready to burst. As”
Lisa Ballantyne, The Guilty One

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